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					PEIA FOR PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT PROJECT ON                                       EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
LOTS 400 & 401, MUKIM BESERAH, DAERAH KUANTAN, PAHANG DARUL MAKMUR




EXECUTIVE SUMMARY



1.0     INTRODUCTION

        The “PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT PROJECT ON LOTS 400 & 401, MUKIM BESERAH,
        DAERAH KUANTAN, PAHANG DARUL MAKMUR” is to build service apartments to cater
        to the acute shortage of apartments for the tourism industry and to support the ‘Malaysia
        My Second Home Scheme Concept’.

        The Project, covering an area of 5.42 ac or 2.19 ha on Lots 400 and 401 near the coastal
        zone of Pantai Beserah, is classified under backshore development with a setback of
        approximately 90 m. This complies with the setback limit of 60 m for sandy coast,
        measured from Mean High Water Line, for backshore development projects in the coastal
        zone proposed by the Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID, 1997).

        The development of the Project will be carried out in two phases: Phase 1 will entail the
        development of one (1) block of service apartments (1.14 ac). The remaining land will be
        left for future development in Phase 2.


2.0     PROJECT PROPONENT AND CONSULTANTS

        The Project Proponent for this development is Franky Development Sdn Bhd. The Civil
        and Structural Consulting Engineer is Perunding TAC. The Environmental Impact
        Assessment is carried out by Asia Pacific Environmental Consultants Sdn Bhd (ASPEC).


3.0     LOCATION

        The Project is located along Pantai Beserah on Lots 400 and 401, Mukim Beserah,
        Daerah Kuantan, Pahang Darul Makmur. The Project site is a flat and undeveloped land
        bordered by the South China Sea on the east and traditional Malay houses to the west,
        north and south of the Project site. It is approximately 60 m from the main Federal Route 2
        (FR2) and 8 km due south to Kuantan town.


4.0     STATUARY REQUIREMENTS

       The Project development to construct service apartments is a prescribed activity under the
       Environment Quality (Prescribed Activities) (Environmental Impact Assessment) Order
       1987, Schedule 17 (a) Construction of coastal resort facilities or hotels with more than 80
       rooms, where an EIA is mandatory under Section 34A of Environment Quality Act 1974 to
       be submitted for approval by the Department of Environment (DOE), Ministry of Natural
       Resources and Environment Malaysia. This EIA is carried out in compliance to this
       Regulation.




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5.0    STATEMENT OF NEED

        The need for the Project is as follows:

        (a)     Shortage of Service Apartments: To address the acute shortage of available
                accommodation in the Pantai Beserah Tourism Belt. The Project will be in line to
                capture the increasing tourist arrivals to the State, to increase the tourist capacity
                and lengthen the period of their stay.

        (b)     Complement the Tourism Policies: Facilitate implementation to meet the goals
                of the tourism policies and strategies as outlined in the Block Perancangan
                Beserah, National Physical Plan (2005), and the Rancangan Tempatan Daerah
                Kuantan 2004 – 2015 (2006). This will be done through the provision of high
                quality accommodation, increasing tourism facilities and amenities in the area and
                increase exposure of Pantai Beserah to locals and tourists alike.

        (c)     Development Considerations: The development is according to the National
                Physical Plan in promoting efficient landuse in line with the development of the
                Kuantan Conurbation and through development of less developed regions in a
                sustainable manner to address rural-urban migration as well as income
                imbalances.

        (d)     Malaysia My Second Home Scheme Concept: Provide housing in areas with
                good environment and facilities to attract foreigners to invest and buy houses in
                the Country. Taking advantage of the high demand for quality housing through the
                Project, it will also help realise the ‘Malaysia My Second Home Scheme Concept’.

        (e)     Upgrading of Existing Facilities and Utilities: To upgrade the facilities and
                utilities in the Beserah region through the provision of a centralised sewage
                treatment plant, enhancement of electricity and water supply, upgrading of road
                networks and telecommunication facilities to the Project site and kampungs.

        (f)     Enhance Business Prospects and Employment Opportunities: It will generate
                spill-over effects to the surrounding community, and business prospects and
                employment opportunities will increase.


6.0    STUDY OBJECTIVES

        The principal objectives and scope of the EIA Study are:

        (a)     To identify environmental concerns due to the Project for impact analyses;

        (b)     To review the existing environment from secondary and primary data relating to its
                climate, air and noise, water quality, hydrology, flora and fauna, marine biological
                resources, landuse, socio-economics, tourism and infrastructure;

        (c)     To recommend mitigation measures to minimise and abate adverse environmental
                effects resulting from Project developmental activities on the existing environment;

        (d)     To identify significant residual impacts on the environment and propose
                monitoring, surveillance and mitigation measures for their abatement; and




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        (e)      To formulate an Environmental Management Plan for management of identified
                 adverse environmental impacts and concerns during the construction and
                 operation phases of the Project.


7.0     PROJECT CONCEPT

        Conceptually, the Project is to provide accommodation facilities for residential and
        recreational purposes by capitalising on the beauty of Pantai Beserah and the South
        China Sea.


8.0    PROJECT DESCRIPTION

        About 19.37% of the total Project area (5.42 ac) is allocated to build the service
        apartments comprising 140 residential units and other facilities such as gymnasium, cafe,
        praying room (surau), shop houses, administrative offices, quarters for workers, swimming
        pool and laundry. A total of 1.72 ac of the Project area is allocated for future development.
        The rest of the area is used for landscaping. A power plant will be installed within the
        Project site. A sewage treatment plant will be built on Lot 1366, which is next to the Project
        site and the outfall for the treated sewage is at Sg Alur Ladang.


9.0    PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION SCHEDULE

        The Phase 1 development which includes the construction of service apartments and its
        respective facilities is to be implemented over a period of 24 months and is expected to
        begin in May 2007 and completed by June 2009. The Phase 2 (future development) is
        contingent on the demands after Phase 1 development.


10.0    PROJECT OPTION

        Chapter 3 provides the options available for the Project taking into consideration the
        existing and future economic, technical and environmental situations. The realisation of
        the Project depends on two main options, ‘No Project’ Option (status quo) and ‘With
        Project’ Option. These options were assessed against the criteria obtained from the
        Guidelines of DOE (1994). The ‘No Project’ Option, if adopted, will incur significant
        opportunity loss when compared to the ‘With Project’ Option. The ‘With Project’ Option is
        selected, as it will garner more benefits compared to the losses.


11.0   EXISTNG ENVIRONMENT

              Parameters                                      Description
         Physical and Land Resources
         Topography          The terrain is flat with elevations ranging from 1.8 – 4.3 m and the highest
                             elevation is found along western boundary.
         Geology              The Project site is underlain by marine sands and the base rock is basalt and
                              granite from late Pleistocene age.




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            Parameters                                       Description
         Soils             The Project site is covered by marine sands and alluvial overlain onto
                           weathered basalt. The coastal belt consists of Rudua-Rusila soil type.
         Coastal Area      The wide flat beach fronting the Project is constantly under the influence of
                           wave actions and tides especially during the Northeast Monsoon. The
                           subtidal zone is very wide; the sea recedes to about 150 m offshore,
                           exposing the seafloor of sand. The intertidal zone is wide but is cut off by
                           permatangs where houses are built on and planted with coconuts.
         Tides             Based on Tides Table (2006) Tg Gelang Standard Port:
                           Highest Astronomical Tide (HAT)                 3.83 m
                           Mean Higher High Water (MHHW)                   3.35 m
                           Mean Sea Level                                  1.94 m
         Coastal Current   Current directions have been observed to follow closely with the monsoons:
                           November – March          N.E. Monsoon, southerly monsoon current.
                           May – September           S.W. Monsoon. Northerly monsoon current.
         Waves             LEO Analysis:
                           Relatively mild waves, wave height 0.35 – 0.50 m, fast wave period of 3
                           seconds.
         Climate           Warm and humid tropical with heavy seasonal monsoonal rains.
                           Climate Data (2001 – 2005):
                           Average Annual Trend
                           Highest (2001)                                  3,793.7 mm
                           Lowest (2005)                                   2,500.6 mm
                           Annual 24 hr mean temperature:                  26.5°C – 27.2°C
                           Monthly 24 hr mean temperature:                 25.4°C – 28.0°C
                           Annual 24 hr mean relative humidity:            82% –- 85%
                           Monthly 24 hr mean relative humidity:           81% – 89%
         Hydrology         The Project site lies within the Sg Alur Ladang basin. The site itself is cut off
                           from the main drainage influence of Sg Alur Ladang by Federal Route 2
                           (FR2). The Project area is not subject to flooding presumably because of the
                           raised platform but the surrounding areas are subject to flooding when there
                           is heavy rain accompanied by storm surges.
         Water Quality     The WQI indicated that the water quality of 2 river water samples, WQ1 (72.1)
                           and WQ2 (72.5) was slightly polluted and generally within Class III of the
                           INWQS. The TSS and E. Coli of both the marine water samples, SW1 and
                           SW2, exceeded the limit of IMWQS. Marine water within the boundary of the
                           Project site was observed to be clear of any floating debris and garbage.
         Air Quality       The air quality for SO2, NO2, CO and PM10 levels complied with the
                           Recommended Malaysian Air Quality Guidelines.
         Noise Levels      The Noise levels were 55.5 dB(A) and 51.0 dB(A) for NM1 and NM2,
                           respectively. The noise levels at NM1 (southern boundary of the Project site,
                           next to Jalan Kubur) slightly exceeded the permissible day time level of 55
                           dB(A) due to vehicular movements and other human activities.




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             Parameters                                           Description
         Biological Resources
         Terrestrial Flora      The Project site has been cleared of vegetation and filled with laterites. It has
                                only primary colonisers and natural vegetative regrowth. No endemic species
                                were found.
         Terrestrial Fauna      The existing fauna is low as the original habitat has been disturbed. The
                                population consists of common species such as dogs, cats, rats and
                                squirrels.
         Aquatic and marine     Phytoplankton was abundant in the marine habitat while zooplankton was not
                                as rich. Low abundance of macrobenthos was found in marine habitat. Fishes
                                caught off the coast of Pantai Beserah and the South China Sea was quite
                                diverse and consists of commercial fishes. No seaweeds or seagrasses were
                                found growing along the coastline bordering the Project site.
         Landuse
         Existing Landuse       The Project site is a vacant land. The eastern side is Pantai Beserah, which
                                faces the South China Sea. Settlements of traditional and quaint fishing
                                villages surround northern, southern and western boundaries of the Project
                                site. Other landuse within the 3-km ZOI include forest, vacant land and
                                developed areas.
         Socio-economic Survey
         Gender                 69.1% of the respondents were males and 30.9% females.
         Age                    88.25% of the respondents interviewed were between 20 and 59 years old.
                                5.9% below 20 years old and 6.0% more than 60 years old.
         Education              8.9% of the respondents had no formal education whilst 28.0% had been to
                                primary school. 54.3% received secondary education and the remaining 8.8%
                                completed their tertiary education.
         Occupation             24.9% of the respondents were in “others” catagory. Self-employed
                                constituted 22.0%, housewives formed 13.3%. The rest were fishermen,
                                professionals, unemployed etc.
         Family Size            78.0% of the respondents had at least 5 persons in the household.
         Income                 7.5% had no fixed income. 76.6% of the respondents had monthly income of
                                less than RM2,000 and only 14.9% had more than RM2,000.
         House ownership        58.7% own their houses that they live in. 74.9% were kampung houses.
         Basic infrastructure   Basic infrastructures within the Project were at “Acceptable” level.
         Awareness              Majority of the respondents (69.2%) were not aware of the Project.
         Perception             Majority of the respondents (67.5%) were in favour of the Project, 8.8%
                                disagreed whilst 22.1% had no opinion pertaining to this matter.
         Tourism
         Tourism facilities     Within a 1-km radius of the Project site, accommodation facilities available
                                are Duta Sands Resort, Gloria Maris Resort and Beserah Beach Guest
                                House.
         Infrastructures and Utilities
         Electricity            Estimated electrical loading for the service apartments is 1200 kW/day
                                tapped from the sub-station in Beserah.
         Water supply           The required volume for the Project (0.34 MLD) is tapped from the water
                                mains from Beserah.




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            Parameters                                          Description
         Sewerage system      A centralised sewage treatment plant (STP), catering to 1,127 PE will be
                              constructed on Lot 1366 at the northeastern boundary of the Project site.
                              Sewage will be treated to Standard A of the Environmental Quality (Sewage
                              and Industrial Effluents) Regulations, 1979.
         Solid waste          The estimated 980 kg/day solid waste generated from the Project will be
         management           collected regularly by MPK and dumped at solid waste landfill site at KM1
                              Jalanraya Jerangau-Jabor.
         Telecommunication    The Project will likely require at least 150 telephone lines.
         Road network         The main roadways surrounded the Project site are FR2 and kampung roads.



12.0    ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASESSMENT

        This EIA has carried out an assessment of all the major potential adverse and beneficial
        impacts (Chapter 5) and examined against the environmental baseline (Chapter 4), with
        the results discussed in Chapter 6. The parameters include hydrology, drainage, water
        quality, physical environment, physical marine environment, socio-economics, tourism,
        landuse, noise, traffic, air quality, biological resources and infrastructure.

        During the development of the Project it is noted that there will be both positive and
        negative effects arising from the principal activities associated with the construction as well
        as the operational phases of the Project. These have been reviewed (Chapter 6) and
        mitigated against in Chapter 7, and Chapter 10 provides programmes for environmental
        management, prevention and monitoring during and after the development of the Project.

        The main potential adverse impacts of this development could be silt, turbidity and
        pollution of Sg Alur Ladang and the sea if no mitigations are put in place. Earthwork
        activities have been identified as major factors causing erosion and siltation. These issues
        have been adequately addressed for mitigations. In terms of other environmental
        components, the EIA has shown that the area does not contain high biodiversity
        and conservational value is low. The area is basically cleared and there are no
        endangered species of animals in the area.

        During the operational phase, the impact is related to the treatment of sewage, solid waste
        disposal and traffic volume. The sewage will be treated to Standard A of the
        Environmental Quality (Sewage and Industrial Effluent) Regulations, 1979 before final
        discharge. Proper solid waste and traffic control management will be implemented. Other
        impacts such as noise and air pollution are minor during the operational phase and are
        only confined to the place of activities.

        This Project, on the other hand, has a lot of socio-economic benefits that will accrue to the
        local communities in Beserah. The Project will also improve business and employment
        opportunities during the construction and operational phases, increase facilities and
        develop new utilities and facilities in the area.




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13.0    RESIDUAL IMPACT

        The main residual impacts could be water pollution if sewage treatment fails. This aspect
        has been discussed and mitigated against through best management practices during the
        operational phase.


14.0    ENVIRONMENTAL COST AND BENEFIT (ECB)

        Chapter 9 provides the ECB during the various phases of development of the Project.
        Analysis of ECB has shown that the Project will lead to higher benefits against costs. With
        the successful completion of the Project, the communities, and to a certain extent, the
        State and the Country will be able to enjoy a situation, condition or quality of life that are
        better than the situation before or without the Project.


15.0    ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT PLAN (EMP)

        A comprehensive EMP has been provided in the EIA. During the construction and
        operation of the Project, it is essential to monitor the effectiveness of the mitigation
        measures that have been put in place. The EMP can be used as a mechanism to ensure
        that all pertinent issues and associated environmental impacts identified in the Study are
        adequately addressed throughout the various phases of Project implementation to comply
        with the requirements of all relevant regulations and legislations relating to prevention,
        abatement and mitigation of environmental impacts.

        To ensure that the EMP is successfully carried out, a set of Environmental Performance
        Indicators with the targeted compliance criteria is provided. The job specifications of each
        of the personnel in carrying out the management and monitoring of the environment are
        also provided to ensure that they know exactly their roles and responsibilities.

        Ten (10) sectoral environmental plans and their applications are presented: Drainage
        Plan, Soil Erosion Control Plan, Coastal Zone Management Plan, Water Quality
        Management Plan, Marine Biological Resources Management Plan, Noise Management
        Plan, Air Pollution Management Plan, Solid and Liquid Wastes Management Plan, Safety
        and Health Plan and Environmental Enhancement Plan. The sectoral plans are by no
        means definitive as they should be amended as and when necessary to suit the
        circumstances and time.


16.0    EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLAN (ERP)

        An Emergency Response Plan (ERP) is described in Chapter 11 and should be used as a
        guide to formalise a system, identify responsibilities and provide the necessary training to
        persons involved in the ERP, especially in relation to occupational safety and health
        regulations issued by DOSH.


17.0    PROJECT ABANDONMENT AND CLOSURE PLAN

        Chapter 12 provides the Project Abandonment and Closure Plan, which presents the
        procedures and actions to be taken if the Project is abandoned partially completed due to




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        unforeseen circumstances or after completion of the Project when the DOE needs to be
        informed of its closure.


18.0    CONCLUSION

        The conclusion of the assessment is that although there are negative and positive impacts
        arising from the development of the Project, the overall gains achieved through the
        implementation of this development would outweigh the overall loss. If the negative
        impacts are substantially mitigated against, this Project is recommended to proceed.

        A summary of the potential significant impacts and mitigation measures and residual
        impacts is presented in Table ES 1.1:




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Table ES 1.1: Summary of Potential Significant Impacts by Activities and Proposed Mitigation Measures

       Project Activity                Potential Significant Impacts                                  Mitigation Measures                          Residual Impacts
                                                                           INVESTIGATION PHASE
 Site Investigation            •   Minimal disturbance to the environment.            Not necessary                                         None
                               •   Employment opportunities generated
                                                                          CONSTRUCTION PHASE
 Site preparation activities   •   Erosion, siltation and sedimentation               •   Construction of long bund, silt trap, temporary   •   Job opportunities
                               •   Deterioration of river and sea water quality           earth drains
                               •   Air pollution generated from machinery             •   Exposed areas covered as soon as possible by
                                                                                          compacting, turfing, hydroseeding or artificial
                               •   Noise generated                                        covers
                               •   Surface runoff                                     •   Standard safety measures and regulations to
                               •   Increased traffic flow along the haulage               be enforced to safeguard public health and
                                   road                                                   safety
                               •   Loss of tranquillity in the vicinity of the site   •   Maintenance of all equipment to ensure
                               •   Private sector employment and temporary                reliability
                                   job opportunities                                  •   Limit the working area
 Setting up of base camp       •   Municipal solid waste and liquid waste             •   Proper collection of garbage should be            •   Job opportunities
                                   generated                                              instituted at the base camp                       •   Some noise and dust
                               •   Health hazard to workers from unmanaged            •   Prohibit open burning                                 pollution may persist
                                   solid waste                                        •   Regular checks on any temporary sanitary
                               •   Current infrastructure demand increase                 toilets in the area
                               •   Social problem cause by increasing                 •   Standard safety measures and regulations to
                                   foreign workers                                        be enforced to safeguard public health and
                                                                                          safety
                                                                                      •   Include training course and medical check-up
                                                                                          for all personnel
                                                                                      •   Maintenance of all equipment to ensure
                                                                                          reliability




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        Project Activity                   Potential Significant Impacts                           Mitigation Measures                            Residual Impacts
 Construction of temporary         •   Risk of erosion                              •   Construction of long bund, silt trap, temporary     •   Some noise and dust
 site office, storage facilities   •   Accidental spillage of oil and grease from       earth drains                                            pollution may persist
 and working areas                     machinery                                    •   Maintenance of all equipment to ensure
                                   •   Fire risk caused by poorly designed and          reliability
                                       managed storage of material                  •   Stringent occupational, safety and health
                                   •   Dust and particulate emission                    regulations and provision of safety and
                                                                                        protection equipment to the workers
                                                                                    •   Reduce dust by regularly spraying water to wet
                                                                                        the dusty surfaces
 Transportation of equipment       •   Traffic congestion from heavy vehicles       •   Control vehicle access, routing and speed limit     •   Some noise and dust
 and construction materials        •   Dust and noise generation                        to avoid congestion                                     pollution may persist
                                   •   Air Pollution                                •   Wheel wash trough for vehicles exiting the
                                                                                        Project site
                                                                                    •   Limit operating hours for construction vehicles
                                                                                        to daytime hours (0700 to 1900 hours)
                                                                                    •   Regular service of vehicles to reduce exhaust
                                                                                        emission
 Excavation, hauling,              •   Siltation into river and sea                 •   Limit work area                                     •   Some noise and dust
 depositing or tipping,            •   Surface runoff from the exposed platform     •   Limit exposure of cleared land                          pollution may persist
 consolidating the fill and
 trimming                          •   Dust generation                              •   Minimise cutting and filling
                                   •   Health and safety hazards to workers         •   Avoid earthwork during rainy seasons
                                                                                    •   Landscaping and turfing
                                                                                    •   Construct temporary drainage system to divert
                                                                                        flows into the silt trap
                                                                                    •   Compaction of earthfill
                                                                                    •   Fencing up of appropriate locations susceptible
                                                                                        to safety hazards both to human and animals
                                                                                    •   Frequent site inspections will reveal any defects
                                                                                        of the silt traps and bunds




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       Project Activity            Potential Significant Impacts                            Mitigation Measures                             Residual Impacts

                                                                             •   Stringent occupational, safety and health
                                                                                 regulations and provision of safety and
                                                                                 protection equipment to the workers
                                                                             •   Standard safety measures and regulations to
                                                                                 be enforced to safeguard public health and
                                                                                 safety
                                                                             •   Include training course and medical check-up
                                                                                 for all personnel
                                                                             •   Maintenance    of   all   equipment   to   ensure
                                                                                 reliability
                                                                             •   Reduce dust by regularly spraying water to wet
                                                                                 the dusty surfaces
                                                                             •   A monitoring and audit programme should be
                                                                                 imposed
 Drainage alteration       •   Water pollution                               •   Design and grade good drainage with silt traps      Minor siltation in Sg Alur
                           •   Soil erosion                                  •   Limit the extent of tidal encroachment              Ladang which can be mitigated
                                                                                                                                     after construction
                           •   Backwater effects and localised flooding
                           •   Health hazard
 Stockpiling               •   Soil erosion and siltation                    •   Construction of long bund and silt trap             None
                           •   Dust and noise generation                     •   Regularly spraying water to wet the dusty
                                                                                 surface
 Earth materials and       •   Air and noise pollution from heavy vehicles   •   The haulage road should be compacted or laid        None
 transportation            •   Traffic congestion                                with crusher run to minimise wind-blown dust
                           •   Dust generation                               •   Vehicles transporting earth should be covered
                                                                                 with tarpaulin to reduce wind blown dust
                           •   Employment and ‘spin-off’ opportunities
                                                                             •   Limit operating hours for construction vehicles
                           •   Dust storm                                        to daytime hours (0700 to 1900 hours)
                           •   Public health risks                           •   Wheel wash trough for vehicles exiting the site
                                                                             •   A grass belt should be maintained at the entry
                                                                                 point to act as a ‘carpet’ for the vehicles
                                                                             •   Clean and swept away mud and dirt carried




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       Project Activity                   Potential Significant Impacts                            Mitigation Measures                          Residual Impacts

                                                                                    •   onto the public roads
                                                                                    •   Regular service of vehicles to reduce exhaust
                                                                                        emission
 Construction of                  •   Traffic congestion                            •   Construction of long bund and silt trap          •   Employment opportunities
 infrastructures, utilities and   •   Soil erosion                                  •   Regularly spraying water to wet the dusty
 amenities                                                                              surface
                                  •   Dust and noise generation
 Widening and upgrading of
                                  •   Oil and grease produced                       •   Landscaping
 access road
                                  •   Employment opportunity                        •   Avoid executing construction work during rainy
                                                                                        season and monsoon period
                                  •   Loss of tranquillity in the vicinity of the
                                      Project site                                  •   Trap oil and grease by using a boom and
                                                                                        siphoned off to a tank for disposal
                                  •   Water, air and noise pollution
 Final furnishing, landscaping    •   Induce minimal dust, noise and some           •   Reduce dust by regularly spraying water to wet   •   Employment opportunities
 and revegetation                     erosion                                           the dusty surfaces                               •   Visual impact of modified
                                  •   Generated employment opportunities                                                                     landscape
                                                                              OPERATIONAL PHASE
 Operation of the service         •   Traffic congestions and accidents could       •   A proper traffic management system should be     •   Noise generated from
 apartments                           occur                                             implemented                                          human activities especially
                                  •   Water pollution                               •   A monitoring programme for water, noise and          peak season i.e. holiday
                                  •   Tourism activities affect aquatic and             air pollution should be implemented              •   Improved standard of living
                                      marine biological resources
                                  •   New employment opportunities
                                  •   Improved community services
                                  •   Improved standard of living
 Solid waste management           •   Health problems                               •   Regular collection of solid waste                None
                                  •   Reduction in aesthetics                       •   Ensure proper disposal of solid wastes
                                  •   Ambient air pollution
                                  •   Public health and sanitary problems from
                                      improper disposal




ASPEC/FDSB(400&401)/2007                                                                                                                                           ES-12
PEIA FOR PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT PROJECT ON                                                                                        EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
LOTS 400 & 401, MUKIM BESERAH, DAERAH KUANTAN, PAHANG DARUL MAKMUR




      Project Activity              Potential Significant Impacts                  Mitigation Measures                      Residual Impacts
 Operation and management   •   Generation of sewage discharges      •   A monitoring programme for water pollution   •   Minimal increase in water
 of the sewage treatment    •   Water quality degradation or             should be implemented                            pollution
 plant (STP)                    contamination                        •   Regular maintenance to ensure STP working
                            •   Affect aquatic life-form                 efficiently
                            •   Health hazard




ASPEC/FDSB(400&401)/2007                                                                                                                       ES-13